Real Life Simulation - Practice

  • European Master in Health Economics and Management
Course unit code
  • IHSM-EU-HEM-E3.2
Level of course unit
  • Master
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 3
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 5.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • not available
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students understand elements of a multi-stakeholder, multidisci-plinary and multifaceted approach to develop health services of health systems innovation in the context of the NCD agenda.
    Students know how to prepare a professional presentation of their project results.
    Students learn handle a live streamed project presentation with immediate feedback via social media (live-streamed presenta-tions, Twitter-wall, live-streamed Q&A).
Mode of delivery
  • -
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • none
Course contents
  • Students work on provided background material at real life solutions
    Logical Framework Approach
Recommended or required reading
  • Stringhini, S., Carmeli, C., Jokela, M. et al (2017) Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1·7 million men and women, in The Lancet, 31.1.2017
    Vasilis Kontis, Colin D Mathers, Jürgen Rehm (2014) Contribution of six risk factors to achieving the 25×25 non-communicable disease mortality reduction target: a modelling study, in: The Lancet, Vol. 384, 2.8.2014
    Peters, D., Nhan T., Taghreed, A. (2013) Implementation research in health: a practical guide
    Reed, M., Graves, A. Dandy, N. (2009): Who‘s in and why? A typology of stakeholder analysis methods for natural resource manageement, in: Journal of Environmental Management, Vol 90/5
    Allcott et al (2019): Should We Tax Sugar-Sweetened Beverages? An Overview of Theory and Evidence
    Giles EL, Robalino S, McColl E, Sniehotta FF, Adams J (2014) The Effectiveness of Financial Incentives for Health Behaviour Change: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    Behavioral Economics Holds Potential To Deliver Better Results For Patients, Insurers, And Employers Health Aff July 2013 vol. 32 no. 7
    Choice Architecture Is A Better Strategy Than Engaging Patients To Spur Behavior Change. Health Aff February 2013 vol. 32 no. 2 242-249, doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2012.1075
    Corduneanu-Huci, Cristina; Hamilton, Alexander; Masses Ferrer, Issel, Understanding policy change. How to apply political economy concepts in practice, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank , 2013., introduction and chapter 1 (pp 1-47).
    Reich, Michael R., Political Economy of Non-Communicable Diseases: From Unconventional to Essential, in: Health Systems and Reform, 5:3, 250-256, 2019.
    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Institutional and context analysis, Guidance note, 2012.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Assessment methods and criteria
  • To monitor the students’ learning this course will provide ongoing assignments as a basis for feedback and grading (formative assessment) and/or will evaluate the students learning at the end of the course or an instructional unit via exams, final project reports, essays or seminar papers (summative assessment).
Language of instruction
  • English